The Main Market Square in Krakow is the largest medieval square in Europe: 200 m x 200 m; it attracts people from every location of the city, and all roads in old Krakow lead to it.
The square was established in 1257, taking into consideration the buildings already existing, like St. Adalbert's Church, St. John's Church and the Basilica of the Virgin Mary. The layout was modelled after the layout of a Roman military camp (Castrum).
Some Krakow legends and many historic events are linked to the Main Market Square; nearly all the tenement houses and palaces around thìe dquare are historic buildings which are hundreds of years old.
The square s also a meeting place, for tourists and for locals.
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TopGeo (38204) 2007-05-04 14:13
Hi Giuseppe Maria
Krakow is good
it is very good photo ,super colours i like the result you get a lot in one sensational place, great POV and shutter of Polan TFS regards Georgios
izmirli (3987) 2007-05-04 18:48
merhaba dear giuseppe
beautiful daily life picture.very good sky and clouds.very good light and colours.
- Copyright: Giuseppe Maria Galasso (gmg) (4202)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-04-26
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K100D, Sigma 18-50m F/3.5-5.6 DC, Secure Digital Card, Polarizer
- Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Cracow and Auschwitz
- Date Submitted: 2007-05-04 13:48